Sutera is a municipality in the province of Caltanissetta in the Italian region Sicily, with 1418 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012).

Facts and Figures

The community is located about 70 km southeast of Palermo and about 30 km west of Caltanissetta. The area is characterized by a large monolithic rock, the Monte San Paolino, dominates.

Main occupation of the inhabitants is agriculture, there are cultivated cereals, almonds and olives.

The neighboring municipalities are Acquaviva Platani, Bompensiere, Campofranco, Castel Termini (AG), Milena and Mussomeli.


Even in prehistoric times, people lived here. At the time of the Arab domination of Sicily, the place was secured.

1366 the site was the domain of the Chiaramonte family. Until the 16th century the city grew. Then the inhabitants settled in newly established communities in the area of ​​Caltanissetta.

1905 destroyed a landslide of Mount San Paolino a large part of the city.


  • City Hall and Church of Sant'Agata in Piazza Umberto I in the 15th century
  • San Giovanni church in Piazza San Giovanni
  • Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Piazza Umberto I.
  • Church of Carmine on Via del Carmine
  • Parish church of Maria SS Assunta
  • San Paolino church on the Monte San Paolino

Sister City

The twin cities are Dillingen / Saar in Germany, Borough of Broxbourne in England and Nola in Italy.